Dec 1, 2013 11:40pm EST
of these people of course saw the cartoons as well. >> you can see george bush and margaret thatcher, rock obama candidacy is you sending them all off? >> the pen is mightier than the sword i say. >> here is a cover that you did. think big mr. president and also something on the debate. where do you come up with the concept of drawing like this quick. >> i've done 140 covers for the economy seemed about 4,000 cartoons, so there is a little different process for those. the cover i'm working with the editors because they believe the story of the day they often call me on a monday and say we think we are doing something like this. and then when we sign off i have 36 hours to complete the whole project. when i do my political cartoons that iit is more like a column e it's my own idea on a story of the week ended the ninth coming in with the idea and i will present it to them. one of the things about being a political cartoonist, which i would like to think is different than all of my other journalistic colleagues is that i had to cover local cartoons, local and international. the world is my oyster.
Dec 8, 2013 5:45pm EST
. bush success on social security and one of the reasons barack obama is not good to be successful is that it's fundamentally flawed. we saw the result of that in the reaction from the public. so, what we need to do is for people that are retired or close to retirement, little to no changes because it wouldn't be fair and it isn't politically feasible. you might want to look at the cost of living index and think about modest changes to everybody is contributing but for people close to the poverty level they want to strengthen the benefit. for people of middle and upper income less of a replacement rate. we could reform social security and exceed the generations without any tax increases but realistically some might say let's raise the base cap of about 107 to 150 which is below what it would have been if we kept the same ratio that we had back when we started indexing it and very importantly, in addition to having a small but sustainable and secure base defined program because after all that is what the security names and social security, then we need to have a supplemental ad on a
Dec 7, 2013 9:55pm EST
, saw the curtains as well >> you can see george bush and margaret thatcher, barack obama. is this even in the mall of. >> the pen is mightier than this war to my say. >> inside are a couple of others. think big, mr. president. also something. where do you, but the concept on a drawing like this? we're talking about the one with the sole print. >> i have done over 140 covers of the economists of the years and about 4,000 cartoons. there is a little different process for both. the covers, working with the editors because they have the story. they often come upon a monday and said we're thinking of doing something like this. i will feed them some ideas. when we sign of an 36 hours to doom the whole project. it's much more like a column. my own idea on the story of the week. coming about the idea. >> how do you prepare? >> one of the things of being a political cartoonist, i would like to think is different than all my other journalistic colleagues. i have to cover local cartoons, national, international. the world is my oyster. keeping a but everything, the hardest part of the job really.